The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Salen Pelite Formation

Computer Code: SALP Preferred Map Code: symb
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Neoproterozoic Era (AZ) — Neoproterozoic Era (AZ)
Lithological Description: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: none recorded or not applicable
Geographical Limits: none recorded or not applicable
Parent Unit: Glenfinnan Group (GLEN)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Roberts, A M, Strachan, R A, Harris, A L, Barr, D and Holdsworth, R E, 1987. The Sgurr Beag Nappe: A reassessment of the stratigraphy and structure of the Northern Highland Moine. Geological Society of America Bulletin, Vol.98, 497-506. 
Holdsworth, R E, Strachan, R A and Harris, A L, 1994. Precambrian rocks in northern Scotland east of the Moine Thrust: The Moine Supergroup in Gibbons, W and Harris, A L (editors). A revised correlation of Precambrian rocks in the British Isles. Special Report of the Geological Society, No.22. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S052